Former Gombe state gov, Senator Goje expelled from APC, accused of anti-party activities

Former governor of Gombe state and now serving Senator Danjuma Goje has been expelled by his party, APC over allegations of engaging in anti-party activities and forming parallel executive in the state. His expulsion was made known by the Gombe state APC Chairman, Magaji Doho at the party secretariat in

Price Of Oil Crashing Again


Oil prices fell back Tuesday, reversing earlier gains as traders fretted over global demand worries arising from the Chinese stock market rout and a potential Greek ...

NCC plans law to intercept private calls, SMS

The Nigerian Communications Commission on Tuesday opened public hearing on a new regulation aimed at authorising the lawful interception of calls made on networks by security officials. At the public hearing in Abuja, stakeholders said such regulation must pass through the process of law making in order to make sure

Serena Williams Comes From Behind To Beat Azarenka At Wimbledon


Serena Williams continued her gallant march towards another grand slam victory as she came from a set behind to beat Victoria Azarenka 3-6 6-2 6-3 to advance to the semifinals of Wimbledon. Azaranka began the match with fire and force Serena to run around the court for most of the

IG orders ‘stop and search’ on major highways

Sequel to intelligence report, the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has ordered a special ‘stop and search’ on roads and highways nationwide, with emphasis on roads in and out of major cities and towns. A statement by the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Abayomi Shogunle, on Tuesday in Abuja, urged

MUSIC: West African Artists Collaborate Against Boko Haram


Twelve musicians from countries all over West Africa joined their voices to unite against Boko Haram in a new song titled Our Right To Live. The musicians – Ade Bantu (Nigeria), Alif Naaba, Sissoko, and Smockey (Burkina Faso), Didier Awadi (Senegal), Josey Priscille, Soum Bill and Maréchal Zongo (Côte d’Ivoire), Master Soum

Mayweather stripped of WBO title


Floyd Mayweather has been stripped of the WBO welterweight championship belt which e picked up following his victory over many Pacquiao. Mayweather who claimed he was going to vacart his championships after the “fight of the century” to allow younger fighters a chance to win titles did not relinquish his

Money laundering: EFCC arrests ex-gov Lamido, sons

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, for alleged money laundering related offences. Investigations revealed that operatives of the anti-graft agency picked up the former governor and his two sons, Mustapha and Aminu, in Abuja on Tuesday.

Photos from Vanessa Williams’ wedding

52-year-old Vanessa Williams who tied the knot with her partner of 3 years Jim Skrip, also 52, on Saturday in front of family and close friends in Buffalo, New York surprised everyone, including her husband, by wearing 2 gorgeous gowns during the intimate ceremony.'I felt like an Egyptian goddess, and that was

ThisDay editor allegedly receives threat mail from Boko Haram

A features editor with Thisday newspapers, Adeola Akinremi reportedly received a threat mail from members of the insurgency group, Boko Haram over his anti-Boko Haram articles. Akinremi received the threat mail in May after his visit to Adamawa state to investigate the plight of Internally Displaced Persons and the activities

Cristiano Ronaldo Returns Lost Phone, takes Owner To Dinner


So while enjoying his holiday, Cristiano Ronaldo found a lost mobile phone and decided to be a good Samaritan and then a little more. Ronaldo reportedly found the missing phone at a club and then tracked down the owner before inviting her and her friends out to dinner.

How Buhari can take the profit out of corruption


President Muhammadu Buhari has rather wisely turned the spotlight on recovering stolen funds. The President recently confirmed that his government has “received firm assurances of cooperation from the U.S.